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Panathinaikos wins Greek U16 Championship

July 4th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Our Greek friend has sent us some information on the Greek U16 championship that has finished yesterday at Kymi. There were 6 teams qualified for this final round that was organized in League play with every team meeting each other once.

Panathinaikos finished these games unbeaten for their first ever U16 National Championship. The Greens won the most important game against Mantoulides School from Thessaloniki on the 3rd day by 79-67 behind Kyprianos Maragkos’ 23pts. The 2m05 tall center was also elected MVP of the championship.

Final Standings

  1. Panathinaikos
  2. Mantoulides
  3. Kronos Agiou Dimitriou
  4. Kavala
  5. AGS Ioanninon
  6. Kentavros Livadeias

Leading Scorers

  1. Nikolas Pjevalica 26.4ppg (SF from Kavala; had 43pts vs Kronos)
  2. Ioannis Anagnostakis 25.4ppg (SG from AGS Ioanninon)
  3. Kyprianos Maragkos 23.0ppg (PF/C from Panathinaikos)

All-Tournament Team

PG – Thomas Vasileiou (Panathinaikos)
SG – Ioannis Anagnostakis (AGS Ioanninon)>
SF – Nikolas Pjevalica (Kavala)
PF – Dimitrios Siologkas (Mantoulides)
C – Kyprianos Maragkos (Panathinaikos)

Honorable Mention

Ioannis Dimakopoulos, a  2m16 Panathinaikos player. He was the tallest player in his age but can move a little and make the 3 and is also a very good passer.

5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 John // Jul 4, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    It’s wrong that Kyprianos Maragkos elected MVP, the MVP was Thanos Hanias the 2.03cm tall PF also from Panathinaikos..
    (in Greek only )

  • 2 albiongate // Jul 4, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    Nikola Pjevalica is serbian.

  • 3 John // Jul 4, 2010 at 9:24 pm

    Yes Pjevalice is serbian but some says that not born in 1994.

  • 4 can // Jul 5, 2010 at 6:57 am

    is miljenovic 1.94 or more? he looks like 1.98

  • 5 Goran Vucic // Oct 28, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    To clear things a bit, Nikola Pjevalica is Serb, he was born in Greece in January of 1994. He is my uncle’s son.

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